Gisele Bündchen is a Brazilian supermodel who was nominated for Choice Movie Female Breakout Star and for Choice Movie Villain at the 2005 Teen Choice Awards for her supporting role in Taxi (2004). Vogue credited her with ending the heroin chic era of modelling in 1999. She was a Victoria’s Secret Angel from 1999 until 2006. She has popularized the horse walk, a stomping movement created by a model lifting her knees high and kicking her feet to step. In 2007, Claudia Schiffer called her the only remaining supermodel. He has appeared on more than 1,200 magazine covers.
|Real Name||Gisele Caroline Bündchen.|
The Hurricane Gisele
The Midas Queen.
|Birth Place||Horizontina, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.|
|Date of Birth||20th July 1980.|
|Source of Income||Professional Model|
|Age||42 years. (As of 2022).|
|Father Name||Valdir Bündchen.|
|Mother’s name||Vania Nonnenmacher.|
|Education||In 1993 her mother enrolled her along with her sisters Patrícia and Gabriela in a modelling course to teach them confidence and better posture.|
The girls were rewarded with a trip to Curitiba, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, where she was discovered by Elite Model Management at a shopping mall.
In 1995, Bündchen moved to São Paulo to launch her modelling career. She debuted at New York Fashion Week in 1996.
|Current team||Paris Saint-Germain Football Club.|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches / 180 Cm.|
|Weight||55 Kg / 121.25 Lbs.|
|Hair Color||Light brown.|
|Body Measurement||35-23-35 ( Inches).|
|Agency||The Lions (New York).|
IMG Models (Paris, Los Angeles).
Model Management (Hamburg).
|Marital Status||She married Tom Brady(on 26th February 2009).|
|Children||Bündchen and Brady have two children: son Benjamin Rein who was born in 2009 & and daughter Vivian Lake who was born in 2012.|
|Relationship||Leonardo DiCaprio ( 2000-2005).|
She started dating NFL quarterback Tom Brady (in 2006).
|Monthly income||$ 8,38,134.94 ( INR 6,32,94,686.08).|
|Yearly income||$ 1,33,180.88 (INR 75,95,36,233.00).|
|Twitter /The Midas Queen|
18.8 million followers
|Instagram/ The Midas Queen|
7.54 k subscribers
|YouTube / The Midas Queen|
6.2 million followers.
|Facebook/The Midas Queen|
|Net Worth||$ 400 million (INR 30,20.62 Cr).|
|Last Updated||April 2022.|
She was born on 20th July 1980, in Horizontina, the Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. She belongs of German descent & was raised in the Rio Grande do Sul in Southern Brazil with her twin sister Patricia and their four other sisters, Raquel, Graziela, Gabriela, and Rafaela. She is very much fluent in Portuguese, English, Italian, Spanish, and French. As a young girl, she was an amazing volleyball player and at one point she was about to make her career.
In 1993, Gisele, Patricia, and Gabriela took a modelling course to correct their bad posture. The next year, Gisele was discovered in a mall in Sao Paulo by Elite Model Management. In 1995, a fourteen-year-old model moved to Sao Paulo to launch her modelling career.
She got her first break at New York Fashion Week in 1996. In 1997, she auditioned for 43 shows but was only chosen for two international shows. She was chosen to walk the runway in “Rain,” Alexander McQueen’s Spring 1998 ready-to-wear show because she could walk on the slippery runway in very high heels. In July 1999 she also appeared on her first cover of American Vogue. She became the cover of Vogue again in December 1999. In 2000, Rolling Stone named the then 20-year-old model “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World” and put her on the cover of the magazine.
She is largely credited with creating a whole new category of models: the Brazilian bombshell. Bündchen was on the cover of 37 international editions of Vogue, including three of the American editions in the year 2000. During Fashion Week in the Spring of 2000, she was a busy model. She also appeared in every ad campaign for Dolce and Gabbana from 1993 to 2003.
Bündchen signed a $25 million ( INR 1,88.58 Cr) contract with Victoria’s Secret in 2000 and officially retired from Fashion Week runway shows. That same year, she wore the $15 million ( INR 1,13.15 Cr) Victoria’s Secret’s Fantasy Bra, the Red Hot Fantasy Bra, which is listed in Guinness World Records as the most expensive lingerie ever created. In 2005 she modelled the $12.5 million (INR 94.30 Cr) Sexy Splendor Fantasy Bra, the second-most expensive bra ever made. Bündchen ended her contract with Victoria’s Secret in May 2007.
In April 2010, Bündchen appeared on the cover of American Vogue for the 11th time eight Vogue covers in 2011. She became the spokeswoman for Chanel No. 5 in May 2014. In 2014 and 2015, she appeared in television commercials in Brazill than any other Brazilian celebrity. By 2015, Bündchen cracked up more than 500 ad campaigns, 800 fashion shows, 2,000 magazine covers, and 3,500 magazine editorials.
She launched a line of designer sandals, Impanema. She has also released her book called Lessons: “My Path to a Meaningful Life” in 2018. Her book was a New York Times bestseller in the U.S. and was the best selling book for more than six months in Brazil. The proceeds from her book went to support social and environmental causes.
From 2006 to 2009 she became the face of Dolce & Gabbana’s fragrance “The One”.She retired from the runway after signing a five-year contract with Victoria’s Secret. In 2000, she modelled the Sexy Splendor Fantasy Bra 2005, the second-most expensive bra valued at $12.5 million. In 2008, she appeared on the cover of Vogue with NBA player LeBron James.
Forbes listed her as No. 53 on their 2007 list of the most powerful celebrities. In 2010, her flip-flop line for Ipanema sold more than 250 million pairs for an estimated $197 million ( INR 14,86.28 Cr).In May 2007, she ended her contract with Victoria’. In August 2008, the New York Daily News named her one of the most powerful people in the fashion world. In May 2014, she was ranked No. 89 on Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women in the world, the only model on the list. In November 2014, Forbes Brasil ranked her fifth of the 25 biggest celebrities in Brazil, moving her up to second in 2015
Bündchen co-starred with Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon in the 2004 remake of “Taxi.” In 2006, she played Serena in “The Devil Wears Prada.”
She dated model Scott Barnhill and actor Josh Hartnett & was in a relationship with Leonardo DiCaprio from 2000 to 2005. She then started dating New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in late 2006. The couple married on 26th February 2009, in a small ceremony at St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Santa Monica, California. In April 2009, the couple had a second ceremony in Costa Rica. Their son was born in 2009 and their daughter in 2012. The couple and their children eat a primarily plant-based vegan diet.
She has also contributed to many humanitarian causes, including the I am African campaign, (Product) Red, and Zero Hunger, as well as raising money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital Research, and Hurricane Katrina relief. For her contribution to preserving the rainforests and promoting reforestation, She has also been dubbed a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme.
She was the highest-paid model in the world from 2002–to 2017. As of this writing, she has earned $500 million (INR 37,72.48 Cr) from her modelling and endorsement career alone. That figure does not include real estate assets and other non-liquid investments. At the same time, Tom’s total all-in earnings are $230 million ( INR 17,35.34 Cr). She was featured in the 2015 Guinness World Record book as the model who earned the most money from June 2014 to June 2015.
In early 2020, The couple slashed the price of their Massachusetts home. The custom-built home in a gated community in the suburb of Brookline hit the market in 2019 for $40 million ( INR 3,01.79 Cr). The 5-bedroom, 7-bathroom home’s price was cut to $33.9 million ( INR 2,55.77 Cr) in January 2020. In 2009 they purchased an undeveloped plot of land in LA’s Brentwood neighbourhood for $9 million ( INR 67.90 Cr).
Over the next three years, they spent an additional $20 million ( INR1,50.89 Cr) constructing an absolutely epic 14,000-square-foot home that they lived in for less than a year. Why? Because in May 2014, Dr Dre bought the property from them for a cool $50 million ( INR 3,77.24 Cr) Not a bad way to make $21 million ( INR 1,58.42 Cr).
In 2018 They paid $25.5 million ( INR 1,92.37 Cr) for a 12th-floor unit in a New York City building. They sold this unit in December 2020 for $40 million ( INR 3,01.79 Cr) They still own a smaller unit in the same building.
Q.How old are Gisele Bundchen ?
Ans:- As of 2022, she is 42 years old.
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